ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A proposal to allow concealed handguns in Arkansas'
houses of worship is dividing religious leaders on whether easing the
firearm rules would offer more protection to congregants or disrupt the
sanctuary that they try to offer every week.
The Arkansas Senate
plans next week to vote on a bill that would allow churches and other
religious institutions to decide whether to allow concealed handguns.
Among the 49 states that allow some form of concealed handguns, Arkansas
is among 10 that prohibits them in churches and other houses of
worship, according to the National Rifle Association.
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